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Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree (4), Delivered 150-200cm, 7-15L Pot, FRAGRANT +WILDLIFE +DISEASE RESISTANT + POLLINATOR + SMALL **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY + FREE 100% TREE WARRANTY**

Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree (4), Delivered 150-200cm, 7-15L Pot, FRAGRANT +WILDLIFE +DISEASE RESISTANT + POLLINATOR + SMALL **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY + FREE 100% TREE WARRANTY**
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Malus Golden Gem Click The Link For Cheaper Bare Root Golden Gem Crab Apple

Clouds of abundant pure white flowers which are strongly scented, followed by long lasting small yellow fruits make Golden Gem (Malus 'Golden Gem') a particularly appealing flowering crab apple variety. Golden Gem is also a good pollinator for other apple varieties.

A crab apple tree considered to have above average disease resistant qualities when compared to other crab apple trees and will attract various forms of wildlife to your garden.

A small height tree, so expect a height of up to 4 metres after 10 years and a similar spread.

Pruning Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree
This tree will benefit from an occasional pruning to thin out the branches to promote new growth.

Soil Types For Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree
This crab apple tree is listed as clay tolerant and will perform well in fertile well draining soils.

Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree Flowering Period
Listed as group 4 meaning it will pollinate other apple trees in group 3,4 or 5.

Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree Fertility
This tree is listed as self fertile and therefore will produce a crop of apples if not other apple tree or pollinator is nearby. Entirely possible that you get a crop of crab apples in the first growing season.

Golden Gem Crab Apple Tree Hardiness
Considered to be fully UK hardy and capable of surviving a "normal" UK winter and frost.

This tree is supplied at a height of between 150-200cm in a 7-15 L container for year round planting and better results than from either bare-root or rootballed stock. This is because the roots are undisturbed for the whole time we have the tree.

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Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £300 can be discounted by contacting us on 0800 043 1057

Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.

Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.

UK Grown Ornamental Trees
All our trees are banned from overseas travel so that we can state they are all UK grown. We have removed Internet access from the nursery so they cannot book any flights.

Crab Apple Trees Listed As Patio
Any Crab apple tree listed as suitable for patio growing means that it has most likely been grafted onto an M27 rootstock giving it an ultimate height of around 1.5 metres. The standard 12 Litre options are usually grafted onto MM106 rootstock and ultimate heights are determined be each species. Contact us first if rootstocks are important to you. 

Crab Apple Disease Resistance
Crab apple trees are generally resistant to disease but those that seem to be considerably less prone to problems are Admiration, Pink Glow, Wedding Bouquet, ButterBall, Cardinal, Comtesa De Paris, Elk River, Coralburst, Donald Wyman, Golden Gem, Gorgeous, Indian Magic, Jelly King, Louisa, Prairie Fire, Rudolf, Sun Rival, Tina, Scarlett, Transitoria, Guardsman and White Star.

Crab Apple Pollinators
Crab apples have long flowering periods which makes them very useful as pollination partners. Many commercial orchards inter-plant crab apples with normal apple trees to increase fruit yield.

Crab Apple Drought Resistance
Generally speaking, Crab Apples tolerate drought reasonably well. 

Sun Or Shade For Crab Apples 
For best results from the flowers and fruits, a full sun position is preferred however light shade is acceptable. Excessive shade will lead to less flowers and fruits, a more open canopy and problems with Powdery Mildew. Shade and poor drainage is a good combination for bacterial and fungal issues. 

Crab Apple Suckering
If your Crab Apple has been grafted (many are) then you may experience small green shoots growing out the side of the tree below the graft point (around 10-30cm above ground) Remove these by rubbing your hand across the bark or snapping off. These will not grow as the original tree you purchased.  

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